The freight industry is trying new business models and tools to keep up with consumer demand for same-day and one-hour delivery times. This guide to carrier rate shopping can help shippers navigate these changes.
As Amazon.com works to speed orders to customer doorsteps before Christmas, the e-commerce giant is touting an accomplishment that would have seemed absurd just a few years ago: Amazon is now its own biggest carrier.
Farewell to the age of economical bulk and pallet distribution. Now it's a question of managing "eaches." Thomas Goldsby, Haslam Chair of Logistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, explains the new economics behind this trend.
DHL, an international express shipping company, is rolling out its Cubicycle in New York City, participating in a pilot program to test the use of cargo bikes to alleviate traffic congestion as well as lessen air and noise pollution in the city’s crowded streets.
The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding express and small shipments and their impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering perishables and manufactured goods in a more timely and efficient manner than ever before thanks, in part, to the boom in e-commerce. New technologies that provide information during express and small shipments are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these cargo services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using express shipping solutions to power their supply chains.
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